Kōrero: Arts education and training

Port Nicholson Mechanics' Institute, 1849

 Port Nicholson Mechanics' Institute, 1849

Mechanics' institutes, set up to foster learning among the working class, included drawing among the subjects taught. In this 1849 advertisement, the Port Nicholson Mechanics' Institute offers instruction in linear drawing.

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National Library of New Zealand, Papers Past
Reference: Wellington Independent, 31 January 1849, p.4

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook and Caren Wilton, 'Arts education and training - Visual artists', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/document/45137/port-nicholson-mechanics-institute-1849 (accessed 22 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook and Caren Wilton, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014